OOTD : Accountability + Sustainability

My work outfits have been in a funk lately with my being more mindful of my purchases and the winter becoming increasingly more brutal by the day. I woke up this morning to -7°F weather (for those of you on the metric system, that is -22°C) and it is COLD. So you can imagine how difficult it was for me…

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Stella McCartney for Target Part I

I had written a short novel chronicling how I came to own these pieces but I unexpectedly lost the bulk of my story and just can’t bring myself to re-write it as that moment has passed. For the sake for clarity I decided to just number the major points. 1. In October 2010 I posted on the Alterations Needed Forum’s…

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When In Doubt, Belt + Elle Feeds Herself

I randomly came across this dress among a pile of shopping bags that I was in the process of clearing out (shopping problem much?). I think I got this on the same shopping trip as this dress. In any case, it’s one of few maxi dresses that I own. Being petite I am constantly bombarded by fashion and women-centric magazines…

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Cocktail Dress Hour : Marciano Corset Dress

My ongoing browsing ban has forced me to retreat further into my cluttered closet but the good news is that I actually found a few more cocktail dresses that have been largely ignored after their first wear; so in my continuing effort to document my cocktail dress collection, they will end up on this blog sooner or later. I got…

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Two Tone Shoes and Strappy Tights

I had in the last few months started to look seriously at textured and printed tights – thanks to Jessy of The Little Dust Princess (see some of her incredibly unique tights here, here, here, and here). I still have trouble forking over $15+ for a pair of tights with unique designs but was happy to give these (the ASOS…

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